A wheelchair-bound pedestrian has recently decided to file a personal injury lawsuit in Blount County Circuit Court after she was hit by a dump truck approximately one year ago. April Sharice Warren, who is named as the plaintiff in the case, had been attempting to cross the street in front of Blount Memorial Hospital located at 907 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway at around 12:35 p.m., according to The Daily Times. When Warren approached the crosswalk, James Hatcher, who was behind the wheel of a Mack dump truck, was sitting at a traffic light. [Read more…] about Pedestrian Files $3.5 Million Lawsuit After Being Struck by Dump Truck While Crossing the Road in Her Motorized Scooter
Pop star Shawn Mendes recently engaged in a minor accident with one of the dockless motorized scooters that have caught the attention of many, although he says he blames himself for the incident. Mendes was recently in Nashville for the taping of a “CMT Crossroads” concert special with Zac Brown Band and during the pre-show interview, he admitted to falling off the scooter [Source: Tennessean]. The 20-year-old singer told the news outlet that he made the mistake of looking behind him mid-ride and that is what led to the fall. However, instead of allowing his “guitar-playing hands” to take the brunt of the fall, he let his face. He suffered some minor cuts to his hands and face and was able to ride the scooter back to his hotel. [Read more…] about Shawn Mendes Falls from Motorized Scooter While in Nashville, TN
Driving on roadways today is nothing compared to what it was like years ago. Although operating a motor vehicle has always carried some sort of risk with it, drivers today are much more susceptible to engaging in a wreck today than they were ever before. One of the reasons why is because there are many more distractions that capture the attention of our drivers. Aside from cell phones playing a major role in many of the car wrecks that occur today, vehicles themselves have the tendency to distract a driver as most are now equipped with the latest technology. [Read more…] about How Should a Driver Handle Being Run Off the Road by Another Motorist?
If you were recently involved in a car wreck in Nashville and the incident has caused you to suffer from whiplash, there are multiple factors that will play a role in determining how much your injury claim will be worth. One of those factors is the extent of your injuries. [Read more…] about How Much Do Whiplash Injury Claims Usually Settle For?
Getting a flat tire is one thing a majority of the motorists on the roadway today absolutely dread. Not only is it a hassle to deal with but it also means you might be driving around with a spare tire for the next few days. Aside from that inconvenience, you will also have to replace your damaged tire as soon as possible, which can be costly and something you didn’t exactly factor into your monthly budget. Because a new tire can be expensive and something not everyone can afford the day they get a flat, many opt to ride around on their spare tire until the funds become available for them to purchase a new one. [Read more…] about Tips to Implement When Driving on a Spare Tire
There is a lot happening in the month of September in Nashville, TN which means the roads will be a bit more congested during this time. As you know, the more traffic there is, the higher the chance of a car wreck occurring. Clarksville Now highlighted a number of different events that will be taking place this month including the start of the Titans football as well as the Predators pre-season play. Aside from that, there are several concerts that are scheduled throughout the month you should also be aware of. Some of these include: [Read more…] about What Major Events are Happening in Nashville During the Month of September?